The geography of this problem is rather stable. As a rule, alcoholism is common in regions with severe weather conditions, the interlocutor of Lenta.ru noted. This contributes to the active use of alcohol. The same applies to regions where most of the population is employed in heavy industries, Ruslan Isaev added. In general, residents of Khakassia, the Kamchatka Territory, Sakhalin and Udmurtia are more prone to bad habits, writes RIA Novosti.