Medical
Sub-Indices April March Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 48.0 61.5 -13.5 Contracting From Growing 1
Production 42.0 73.1 -31.1 Contracting From Growing 1
Backlog 56.0 38.5 17.5 Growing From Contracting 1
Employment 36.0 53.8 -17.8 Contracting From Growing 1
Exports 36.4 56.5 -20.1 Contracting From Growing 1
Supplier Deliveries 60.0 53.8 6.2 Lengthening More 3
Material Prices 82.0 61.5 20.5 Increasing More 4
Prices Received 34.1 51.9 -17.8 Decreasing From Increasing 1
Future Business Expectations 58.0 84.6 -26.6 Improving Less 41
Medical Business Index 46.4 56.2 -9.8 Contracting From Growing 1