Medical
Sub-Indices March February Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 61.5 66.7 -5.2 Growing Slower 2
Production 73.1 62.5 10.6 Growing Faster 2
Backlog 38.5 56.3 -17.8 Contracting From Growing 1
Employment 53.8 43.8 10.0 Growing From Contracting 1
Exports 56.5 52.1 4.4 Growing Faster 2
Supplier Deliveries 53.8 72.9 -19.1 Lengthening Less 2
Material Prices 61.5 52.1 9.4 Increasing More 3
Prices Received 51.9 58.3 -6.4 Increasing Less 2
Future Business Expectations 84.6 56.3 28.3 Improving More 40
Medical Business Index 56.2 59.0 -2.8 Growing Slower 2