Medical
Sub-Indices April March Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 65.2 60.3 4.9 Growing Faster 2
Production 34.9 45.6 -10.7 Contracting Faster 4
Backlog 48.5 42.6 5.9 Contracting Slower 8
Employment 56.1 57.4 -1.3 Growing Slower 4
Exports 30.3 56.9 -26.6 Contracting From Growing 1
Supplier Deliveries 59.1 50.0 9.1 Lengthening From Flat 1
Material Prices 54.6 44.1 10.5 Increasing From Decreasing 1
Prices Received 39.4 42.6 -3.2 Decreasing More 2
Future Business Expectations 69.7 73.5 -3.8 Improving Less 9
Medical Business Index 49.0 52.1 -3.1 Contracting From Growing 1