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Browsing reddit just now I came across the results of a survey of Final Fantasy 14 players on character creation. It references some other research and provides the results of the survey itself.
Posting here in case it is of use to writers with questions surrounding character creation in their current/future games.
The reddit post is at https://www.reddit.com/r/ffxiv/comments/6665r2/character_creation_survey_results/
The survey results are currently at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzUM0_sZ0mcSRXQwRURhemZQNVE/view