Results of Cost-effectiveness Analysis and Cost-benefit Analysis of the Hand Hygiene Programa.
All future costs, number of episodes of HAI, and benefits were discounted to the present value at an annual rate of 3%.b
All monetary values are expressed in US dollars. The average exchange rate in 2007: 1 US dollar = 32.842 New Taiwan dollars, 1 Euro = 44.952 New Taiwan dollars.d
Net benefit = Benefit – Cost.e
Benefit cost ratio = benefit/cost.