Medical
Sub-Indices November October Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 44.8 40.6 4.2 Contracting Slower 2
Production 27.6 20.3 7.3 Contracting Slower 4
Backlog 34.5 23.4 11.1 Contracting Slower 3
Employment 39.7 39.1 0.6 Contracting Slower 3
Exports 48.3 51.6 -3.3 Contracting From Growing 1
Supplier Deliveries 63.8 59.4 4.4 Lengthening Faster 3
Material Prices 60.3 59.4 0.9 Increasing More 8
Prices Received 41.4 57.4 -16.0 Decreasing From Increasing 1
Future Business Expectations 74.1 73.4 0.7 Improving More 16
Medical Business Index 43.1 39.1 4.0 Contracting Slower 4