ipumspy.api.extract_to_dict

class ipumspy.api.extract_to_dict(extract)[source]

Convert an extract object to a dictionary (usually to write to a file). If multiple extracts are specified, return a dict object.

Parameters

extract (Union[BaseExtract, List[BaseExtract]]) – IPUMS extract object or list of IPUMS extract objects

Return type

Dict[str, Any]

Returns

The extract(s) specified as a dictionary