Medical
Sub-Indices February January Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 66.7 47.9 18.8 Growing From Contracting 1
Production 62.5 50.0 12.5 Growing From Flat 1
Backlog 56.3 35.4 20.9 Growing From Contracting 1
Employment 43.8 56.3 -12.5 Contracting From Growing 1
Exports 52.1 39.1 13.0 Growing From Contracting 1
Supplier Deliveries 72.9 45.8 27.1 Lengthening From Shortening 1
Material Prices 52.1 70.8 -18.7 Increasing Less 2
Prices Received 58.3 47.9 10.4 Increasing From Decreasing 1
Future Business Expectations 56.3 54.2 2.1 Improving More 39
Medical Business Index 59.0 45.8 13.2 Growing From Contracting 1