Medical
Sub-Indices December November Change Direction Rate Trend
New Orders 38.9 41.4 -2.5 Contracting Faster 4
Production 52.8 55.4 -2.6 Growing Slower 12
Backlog 27.8 36.8 -9.0 Contracting Faster 3
Employment 47.2 50.5 -3.3 Contracting From Growing 1
Exports 41.2 46.3 -5.1 Contracting Faster 3
Supplier Deliveries 37.5 45.3 -7.8 Shortening More 3
Material Prices 48.6 55.0 -6.4 Decreasing From Increasing 1
Prices Received 48.6 49.0 -0.4 Decreasing More 3
Future Business Expectations 75.0 74.4 0.6 Improving More 37
Medical Business Index 40.9 46.0 -5.1 Contracting Faster 3