Nearly 9 percent of Americans reported practicing yoga in 2012. And most of them don't do so in response to a specific health condition. Most are more likely to partake in the ancient activity in search of overall wellness.

Newly-released data from the Centers for Disease Control shows that only 18 percent of yogis said they did the activity to address a specific health condition, while 94 percent cited wellness-related reasons.

The same is true to a lesser degree for the nearly 18 percent of Americans who reported taking natural supplements. While 45 percent said they took supplements to address a condition, 89 percent cited wellness factors as key motivators.

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