The following graphs represent estimated current and projected costs after an intervention to reduce catheter use, a protocol that involves daily assessment of the need for a catheter.

Hospital inputs:
Number of annual adult hospital admissions
Percentage of adult hospitalized patients with indwelling
urinary catheter on any given day (0-100)
Mean duration of urinary catheterization (in days)
Cost inputs:
Per-person cost of symptomatic urinary tract infection ($)
Per-person cost of bloodstream infection ($)
Intervention inputs:
Percent decrease in catheterization duration caused by intervention (0-100)
Percent decrease in urinary catheter placement caused by intervention (0-100)