Medical
Sub-Indices December November Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 50.0 44.8 5.2 Flat From Contracting 1
Production 40.3 27.6 12.7 Contracting Slower 5
Backlog 40.3 34.5 5.8 Contracting Slower 4
Employment 45.2 39.7 5.5 Contracting Slower 4
Exports 39.7 48.3 -8.6 Contracting Faster 2
Supplier Deliveries 50.0 63.8 -13.8 Flat From Lengthening 1
Material Prices 55.6 60.3 -4.7 Increasing Less 9
Prices Received 50.0 41.4 8.6 Same From Decreasing 1
Future Business Expectations 70.8 74.1 -3.3 Improving Less 17
Medical Business Index 44.2 43.1 1.1 Contracting Slower 5