Medical
Sub-Indices July June Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 61.8 65.1 -3.3 Growing Slower 6
Production 64.5 69.5 -5.0 Growing Slower 6
Backlog 48.7 63.4 -14.7 Contracting From Growing 1
Employment 46.1 66.3 -20.2 Contracting From Growing 1
Exports 64.9 64.0 0.9 Growing Faster 2
Supplier Deliveries 55.4 45.3 10.1 Lengthening From Shortening 1
Material Prices 61.4 62.8 -1.4 Increasing Less 23
Prices Received 50.0 47.7 2.3 Flat From Decreasing 1
Future Business Expectations 71.1 70.9 0.2 Improving More 32
Medical Business Index 56.9 62.3 -5.4 Growing Slower 6